- Natural Gas Pipeline FAQ
The Ohio Power Siting Board certificates intrastate gas pipelines within the state of Ohio that are greater than 500 feet in length and 9 inches in diameter and designed with a Maximum Allowable Operating Pressure of greater than 125 psi. However, the OPSB does not have jurisdiction over production, gathering, or liquids lines.Read More
- Public Participation
Residents and public officials living in and around the proposed project area of a pending OPSB case are often interested in receiving information about the case and participating in the power siting process. There are a variety of ways to stay informed and make your voice heard. Please contact us with your questions and concerns. The Board and its staff are interested in hearing from you.Read More
- Renewable and Advanced Energy
Want to see what wind projects have been approved, find out what the Biomass Energy Program is, or apply to become a renewable energy resource generating facility.Read More
Our mission is to support sound energy policies that provide for the installation of energy capacity and transmission infrastructure for the benefit of the Ohio citizens, promoting the state's economic interests, and protecting the environment and land use.
Before construction can begin on any major electric or gas transmission line, major generating facility, or economically significant wind farm within the state of Ohio, a Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need must be obtained from the Ohio Power Siting Board.
See our Interim Matrix to find out the type of Application required for Board review.
Power Siting Cases
Accelerated Certificate Applications
- May 1, 2013
- OPSB approves Oregon Clean Energy Center